Category Archives: Unexplainable Stuff

Have you been able to lose weight after your hysterectomy? How did you do it?


You are not alone. Are you bothered by extra pounds that you can’t seem to shed? Have you found a solution? Instead of sitting down in defeat, take small steps. Once you get started and start seeing success, the easier it will be. Don’t look at the big picture of weight loss. Break down the process into manageable pieces. What simple steps can you take that will make a difference?

Here are some simple swaps you can make in your diet and daily routine that will add up to weight losssuccess. You can start with a few and slowly make more changes. You’ll be surprised at the difference in your weight and health! Its a matter of swapping this for that.

Read more about Weight Loss after Hysterectomy.

Do you suffer from migraines? What helps you get relief from your headaches?


know your migraine warning signs

If you are a migraine sufferer or live with someone who is, you know how dreadful they are!  You also know how very badly a migraine sufferer wants relief so that they can get back to their life!  Often times, if you can know your migraine warning symptoms, then you can better control them.

In addition to the articles in our article library, you can also chat with other HysterSisters about their migraines and how they are able to find relief from them.

 

Do you have Osteoporosis? Are you feeling a little “blue” and can’t figure out why?


osteoporosis and depression

If you have been wondering if your depression and osteoporosis are somehow linked, then you’ll be interested to know that recent studies have indicated that osteoporosis and depression are linked in some ways.

Read more here about Osteoporosis and Depression. 

 

 

 

Do you have endometriosis? Are you friends and family sympathetic to your condition?


ten things i wish you knew about endometriosis

Dear Friend or Family Member,
I would like to share this with you about my endometriosis…

Do you ever wish you could write a letter like this to let your loved ones know what you are dealing with?   While not a letter, here’s a list of 10 Things I Wish You Knew About Endometriosis that you can share with others that may give them some insight into the frustrating and complex condition you are living with.

 

 

 

 

Have you been diagnosed with Endometriosis? What was most confusing to you about this condition?


fifteen myths about endometriosis

If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with Endometriosis you may have found in your research that it is a confusing and complex condition.

To help you, we have compiled information about 15 Myths About Endometriosis as knowing what is fact or fiction can help you get started as you work to learn all you can about this condition.

Another good resource is our HysterSisters!  Many of them have had personal experience with this condition and are happy to answer questions and share their experiences with you in our forum area.

 

Are you familiar with uterine polyps? How did you discover your uterine polyps?


uterine polyps

If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with Uterine Polyps or if you are just curious as to what they are, we have some great information here about Uterine Polyps.

As always, you can find out further information on our website in our article library or you can talk to other women that have dealt with polyps in our HysterSister forum area.

Do you suffer from migraines? Have you determined what triggers your migraines?


fifteen common migraine triggers for women

If you are suffering from migraines, it will help you tremendously to learn what common migraine triggers are and how you can avoid them.  Another thing that can help you is keeping a detailed symptom diary so that when you get a migraine you can record with accuracy and detail what you were doing when you got the migraine, the time of day, etc.  After a while. a pattern may emerge which may help you keep those migraines away and/or pinpoint what your specific triggers are.

Read here about 15 Common Migraine Triggers.

 

 

 

Are you familiar with cervical polyps? Are you concerned that you may have them?


cervical polyps

If you hear the term cervical polyps for the first time, you may not be sure what those are.  Cervical polyps are finger or bulb like tumors on the cervix, which is the bottom part of the uterus.  These common growths, or polyps, come in two types: ectocervical polyps and endocervical polyps.

Read more here about Cervical Polyps.  If you suspect you have a polyp, you should schedule an appointment with your doctor.

 

Are you suffering from Pelvic Organ Prolapse? How did you treat your prolapse?


Are you or someone you know suffering with Pelvic Organ Prolapse?   If so, you know that this condition can affect your life in a number of ways.

To help you with pelvic organ prolapse or pelvic floor health in general, we’ve compiled a list of Do This, Not That for Pelvic Organ Prolapse. 

While it may be embarrassing, if you suspect that you may have prolapse, you need to find a medical professional that can help you.  Getting treatment sooner rather than later will not only help improve your quality of life, it will also help your symptoms from worsening.  

Are you suffering with Endometriosis? Are you having a hard time explaining your Endometriosis condition to your friends and family?


While Endometriosis affects as many as 1 in 10 women, many people don’t know much about it.  So between the not knowing or understanding the condition plus the fact that many endometriosis symptoms are not easily seen then it is often times hard for family and friends to be understanding or helpful.

Endometriosis can be a chronic, painful condition that affects women physically, mentally and emotionally which in turn affects all areas of their life from work and play to how they sleep and their relationships with others.

Here’s a handy resource women with endometriosis can share with their friends and family:  Here are 10 Things I Wish You Knew about Endometriosis.